Nintendo of Canada's Pokemon Video Game Event

Join Nintendo of Canada at Bloor HotDocs Cinema in Toronto on November 8th from 11:00am to 2:30pm to celebrate all things Pokémon! Whether you are a fan of the games or the movies, everyone is invited to bring their friends and family to Canada’s Pokémon Video Game Event.

Bring your Nintendo 3DS™ or 2DS system, as a free download code for a Special Demo Version of the Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire games will be given to event guests. There will be room for guests to sit and play with friends!

Other activities on-site include photos with Pikachu, Pokémon-themed face painting, Pokémon Art Academy demo stations, and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire demo stations for those attending without a Nintendo portable gaming system.

The first 650 guests will receive a free ticket to a showing of Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction that will play from 2:30pm - 4:00pm after the main event. Arrive early if you are keen to watch the special screening as tickets will be given on a first come, first served basis.

When: November 8th – Main event: 11:00am - 2:30pm, Movie screening: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Where: Bloor HotDocs Cinema at 506 Bloor St W, Toronto

Thanks to Vernon for the heads up!


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